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that report from china. still to come on tonight's practice. , ear after superstorm sandy many residents are still struggling to recover. >> making a meal in india is getting more expensive by the day with the price of some staple foods quadrupleding in recent months. the cost of an onion has tripled. why are prices rising so fast? here is our report. >> it is bitter and green, but one of the most widely eaten vegetables in india. the price, which is one of the cheapest vegetables in the market has gone up nearly three times compared to the same period last year. this farmer says that this year's crop costs more to produce, and that is why he has to charge more. farmers use trucks to transport products across the length and bread this of the country. here also the cost has gone up. >> the cost of transportation has gone up in the last year due to higher fool costs. we transport vegetables to mumbai to far-off places, so we have no choice but at the charge more. >> after a long journey, it reached its first destination. farmer sell their crops to these, who in turn tell them to consumers.
of america found itself battered underwater. superstorm sandy leaving havoc in her wake. 180 people died in neighborhoods were destroyed. we are in breezy point, new york, one of the hardest hit areas. how's the recovery effort going there? peninsulahis narrow that juts out into the atlantic ocean vulnerable to flooding at the best of times and one year ago tonight, it was the worst of times. tide, a 14t high foot storm surge. think of the power of the wave down the wind recorded at more than 90 miles per hour in the new york harbor that destroyed homes here which started an inferno burning to the ground more than 100 homes on this trip where i'm standing now. resilientn and this and resourceful community has started to rebuild and many of those who live here are first responders, police officers, firefighters. the storm wreaked havoc up and down the eastern seaboard. we have a report on the struggle to rebuild the new jersey. >> things may be, on the anniversary of superstorm sandy but it is anything but. >> the area we are standing in was the actual restaurant. >> this time last year,
hurricane sandy. miles o'brien reports on how new york city is preparing for the next superstorm. test one year later the people who keep this city running are scrambling to figure out how to keep dry as the storms and the sea level rises. >> ifill: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> united healthcare-- online at >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: european governments lodged new complaints on both sides of the atlantic today over u.s. surveillance. they followed more disclosures linked to the national security agency. newshour correspondent kwame holman begins our coverage. >> in madrid the u.s. ambassador to
: and one year after superstorm sandy, what american cities can learn from the netherlands, as they prepare for the next big storm. >> test test test for newshour. testing testing. >> you are quite surprised to see a city like new york, so many people expose and no levees and no protection at all, that was astonishing to me. >> ifill: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> united healthcare-- online at >> the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: members of congress took fresh aim at the new health care law today. the house ways and means committee called in the head of the centers for medicare a
of superstorm sandy approaches, the state has announced creation of a 3-million-gallon gasoline reserve. there was a shortage for weeks after the storm. new york is creating its own reser reserve. >>> another wave of violence in iraq. people were killed and dozens wounded after a car bomb. al qaeda affiliates were thought to be responsible. >>> from saudi arabia tonight, some of the women who protested the ban against driving in that country yesterday have been fined or arrested. one newspaper said 14 women were detained. other reports said at least 16 were fined the equivalent of nearly $300. women activists vowed to continue their acts of defiance. >>> a setback to arrange an international peace conference to end the civil war in treaty. nine rebel groups issued a statement saying the proposed meeting in geneva next month would amount to a treason and those who attended would be held accountable. the president of iran said it would participate if invited. >>> in a sign of changing times in iran, the municipal government of tehran has voted that billboards denouncing the united states
museum opened today ahead of the one-year anniversary of superstorm sandy. it has been closed since the storm flooded the island, filling the basement archives and computers used to research the records. ellis was home for about 12 million immigrants entering the united states and sits right next door to the statue of liberty. the $28 million restoration project is still continuing. >>> and recapping our earnings investments, investors initially sold on the future market pressure but shares have since erased those losses. >> and we'll see how they do tomorrow. >> we will. i'm susie gharib. >>> and i'm tyler mathisen, thank you for joining us, we'll see you tomorrow night. >>> nightly business report is brought to you by, multi-media tools for a financial world. our dividends stock adviser guides and helps to generate income during a period of low interest rates. we are the >> welcome to "film school shorts," a showcase of the most exciting new talent from across the country. experience the future of film, next on "film school shorts." "film school shorts" is m
.com. >>> and finally tonight, one year after super storm sandy hit the eastern shore of the united states, causing an estimated $62 billion in damages, lawmakers are moving to push back big increases in flood insurance premiums that could threaten the finances of hundreds of thousands of american homeowners. mary thompson reports. >> reporter: inspect last year, floo floods took homes from colorado to twin cities to the jersey shore. forging rare bipartisan support to delay rate hikes that will threaten these homes again. bob hmenendez. >> we have too manyรง people ou of their homes and too many people afraid of losing their home. we suffered from a natural disaster. we need not create a man-made one. >> reporter: the bigger waters about. well intentioned legislation aimed at restoring the financial health of the insurance program, which is $26 billion in debt. the act saying refund the program by charging market rate premiums for hundreds of thousands of homes in flood zones. the problem, a lot of those previously subsidized homeowners can't afford the rates. >> nobody is arguing against reasona
. >> reporter: this is a come back marathon, cancelled because of super storm sandy. but the bad feelings didn't last. they are saying last year's controversy didn't scar runners or sponsors away. >> sponsorship is sup. we'll scelebrate this year and structured partnership for next year for the next eight years. partnership is stronger than ever. >> reporter: the making of running year sasics. >> this was the largest race in the united states. we're excited and it's something that we've been doing for a long time, and we love it. >> reporter: like the runners, they are in it for the long haul saying the 26.2 mile course come hell or high water. for "nightly business report" i'm mary tomorrow son. >> to prepare, head to our website you know, it's so nice to see people so positive, whether you're a sponsor or runner and against all odds. >> that's right. so many people -- i was talking to one running on this weekend, she said she had to get there like four hours early in part to compile with the new security screenings for the runners themselves. >> great day -- >> cold but good. have a
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